myosin


my·o·sin

noun \ˈmī-ə-sən\

Definition of MYOSIN

:  a fibrous globulin of muscle that can split ATP and that reacts with actin in muscle contraction to form actomyosin

Origin of MYOSIN

International Scientific Vocabulary my- + 2-ose + 1-in
First Known Use: 1942

my·o·sin

noun \ˈmī-ə-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MYOSIN

2
: a fibrous globulin of muscle that can split ATP and that reacts with actin to form actomyosin

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